Oregon Oil artist Neal Philpott, who is also a musician, designer and runner, is classically trained in the fine arts and brings this expertise to each of his paintings. Neal creates his landscapes with bold diagonal movement and lusciously painted surfaces that define his vision of the forests, mountains, fields and valleys of the Pacific Northwest. Larry Roberts is an Oregon Wood Carver who specializes in wildlife carvings. As a retired coastal high school shop teacher he started in 1982 as a result of attending seminars by world class carvers. In 1993, he changed his hobby into a "fulltime job" and has been successful in several galleries in Oregon and California. He refers to his very popular work as "stylized realism". Oregonia artist Steve Retzlaff is an outstanding bronze wildlife and figurative artist who has been doing his work for over 20 years. He is highly regarded within the arts community and is experienced in the complete foundry process.